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To reduce a mixed number to an improper fraction, Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator; under this sum write the denominator.
A Course of Mathematics: In Two Volumes. For the Use of Academies, as Well ... - Page 55
by Charles Hutton - 1818

## Scribner's Engineers' and Mechanics' Companion: Comprising United States ...

J. M. Scribner - Mechanical engineering - 1849 - 264 pages
...be 1 1. 7x11 =ff- Answer. To reduce a Mixed Number to an Improper fraction. Rule. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction ; and to the product add the numerator, and place the sum above the denominator. Example. — Reduce 17? and 8f to improper fractions. 173=1^;...

## A New System of Arithmetic on an Improved Plan

Charles Guilford Burnham - 1850 - 352 pages
...fraction ; therefore, To reduce a mixed number to an improper frac,ion, we have this RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator ; under the result, place the denominator of the fraction. EXAMPLES. 4. Change of to an improper fraction....

## An Elementary Treatise on Algebra: Designed as First Lessons in that Science

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Algebra - 1850 - 256 pages
...to reduce these to improper fractions, we have the following rule : RULE . — Multiply the integer by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator, or connect it with its proper sign + or — •/ then the denominator being set under this sum, will...

## The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1850 - 368 pages
...write under RULE. —Divide the integers as in whole numbers, and if any thing remains multiply it by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator of the fraction, and write it over the product of the divisor, multiplied by the denominator. 2. Divide...

## A Theoretical and Practical Treatise on Algebra: In which the Excellencies ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Algebra - 1850 - 364 pages
...them side by side. CASE i. To reduce a mixed quantity to an improper fraction, multiply the integer by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator, or connect it with its proper sign, + or —; then the denominator being set under this sum, will give...

## Engineers' and Mechanics' Pocket-book ...

Charles Haynes Haswell - Engineering - 1851 - 332 pages
...Fraction to its equivalent, an Improper Fraction. tration, see following examples : RULE. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and...numerator; then set that sum above the denominator. EXAMPLE. — Reduce 23^ to a fraction. 23X6+2=140 6 ' 6 EXAMPLE.— Reduce 1~ inches to its value i/ieet....

## A Theoretical and Practical Arithmetic: Designed for Common Schools and ...

Daniel Leach, William Draper Swan - Arithmetic - 1851 - 280 pages
...31. Reduce 87. To reduce a mixed number to an equivalent improper fraction, — RULE. Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator 'y and write the suin over the denominator. 32. Reduce 7f to its equivalent improper fraction. Multiplying...

## The National Arithmetic on the Inductive System: Combining the Analytic and ...

Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1851 - 372 pages
...thus, 858. And this fraction by definition 2d, page 89, is an improper fraction. RULE. — Multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction, and to the product add the numerator, and place their sum over the denominator of the fraction. 2. Reduce 16^ to an improper fraction. Ans....